Physicists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory have smashed gold ions together to produce a quark-gluon plasma like that which existed in the first instant after the Big Bang that created the universe, and in doing so have produced what Guinness World Records says is the highest man-made temperature ever, 7.2 trillion degrees. That is about 250,000 times hotter than the temperature at the core of the sun.
Quarks are the elementary [...]
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Strong winds and dry air are making for a dangerous combination on Staten Island, Long Island and southern New Jersey, where officials are tentatively labeling Monday’s large fire suspicious.
Ten homes in Riverhead caught fire early Monday evening, CBS 2 has learned.
Brush fires were also burning near the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Ridge, Long Island. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone told 1010 WINS three firefighters were injured battling [...]